Gokyay Chess Museum is opened in the limits of Altındag Municipality, in an old Ankara house architect reflecting the historical fabric in a central position.
You can take a different journey with cultural connotations in the chess museum where 540 chess sets collected from 103 countries are exhibited under 4 main themes in 1008 square meter area.
Chess collection of Akın Gökyay which he started to collect in 1975 and reached to 412 pieces is the first and the only chess set collection made its way to Guinness Records Book as of January 31, 2012.
In the collection which has reached to 540 pieces in which the cultural associations and features of their country of origins can be observed includes thematic sets for children like Harry Potter, Asterix and Smurfs, sets reflecting the historical encounters and sets produced around a theme.
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